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Andes Amazon Initiative

300 225 Stroud Water Research Center

The Andes Amazon Initiative was funded by the Moore Foundation to offer workshops in Peru and Costa Rica, to those in positions to make decisions about water resources and those…

Leaf Pack Network

300 244 Stroud Water Research Center

An International Network of Teachers, Students, and Citizen Monitors Investigating Their Local Stream Ecosystems The Leaf Pack Experiment involves creating an artificial leaf pack (dry leaves in a mesh bag),…

WikiWatershed

500 500 Stroud Water Research Center

A web toolkit to help citizens, conservation practitioners, decision-makers, researchers, and students advance knowledge and stewardship of fresh water.

Supporting Citizen Science Within the Delaware River Watershed Initiative Cluster Team

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

The Stroud Center is working to expand and encourage higher-quality citizen-science monitoring and volunteer participation in the Delaware River Initiative cluster of streams. One- and two-day traveling workshops focus on…

Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Thermal Refugia in Streams: Consequences for Brook and Brown Trout Interactions

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

All species of trout are highly sensitive to stream temperature. Native brook trout at the most sensitive, needing colder temperatures than brown and other non-native species, making them most vulnerable…

Scientific Software Integration (SSI): The Community-Driven BiG CZ Software System for Integration and Analysis of Bio and Geoscience Data in the Critical Zone

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

The goal of this project is to develop a web-based integration and visualization environment for joint analysis of cross-scale bio and geoscience processes in the Critical Zone (BiG CZ), spanning…

Pathogen and Water-Quality Monitoring at White Clay Creek

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

As part of a plan to meet new drinking water regulations, United Water Delaware (UWDE) applied best management practices at several dairy farms in the White Clay Creek and Red…

Ecotoxicity Study for Mayflies Exposed to Elevated Concentrations of Sulfate

1024 681 Stroud Water Research Center

Across the United States, sulfate concentrations tend to be elevated in areas where acid rain or coal mining is present. This project measures responses of six mayfly species exposed to…

Delaware River Watershed Initiative — Protecting and Restoring Places of Ecological Significance (Schuylkill Highlands Cluster)

1024 681 Stroud Water Research Center

This project monitored macroinvertebrates to establish a water-quality baseline at 10–16 selected sites associated with protection and restoration efforts for targeted watersheds in the Schuylkill Highlands cluster (i.e., Pigeon Run…

Delaware River Watershed Initiative — Protecting and Restoring Places of Ecological Significance (Brandywine-Christina and Middle Schuylkill Clusters

1024 681 Stroud Water Research Center

Professional and volunteer monitoring of chemistry, macroinvertebrates, and fish to support restoration and protection efforts represent an invaluable (and often neglected) tool to evaluate short- and long-term progress toward conservation…